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During the Corona-virus pandemic, each post is updated before 8 AM EDT Sunday morning with an embedded video worship service.
- August 9 – Shameless
When we baptize people we expect them or their parents to do some amazing things: Turn from sin and renounce evil in the world; Turn to Christ Jesus and trust in his grace and love; Be Christ's faithful disciple obeying his word and showing his love; and Live the Christian faith.
- August 2 – You Give
Life would be so much easier if we had a set of prayers or rituals and God would intervene in life, disrupting the conservation of matter and energy, and rescue us from life's difficulties.
- July 26 – Just a Grain
This spring I have been pulling a woody weed from my yard. It seems to pop out of the ground bearing seeds ready to spread its next generation. Within in a week it grows taller than the grass around it helping its seeds spread far and wide, interrupting our otherwise neat and green lawn.
- July 19 – Divine Dreams
Where do you expect to find God?
I suspect many people come to church to experience God's presence. Over time as more people experience God in the same place, those places become revered.
Conversely there are places where people do not expect to find God: empty wilderness, the belly of a fish, hanging between criminals.
- July 12 – Scatter Beyond the Edges
What an extravagant waste! The farmer threw seeds beyond the edges of his field. Beyond where he would gently cover seeds with a thin layer of soil, protecting them from birds. Beyond where he had removed all of the weeds.